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Springs School Gets Some Help From the Neighbors

For the remainder of the 2023-24 school year, the Springs School District will have help in its business office from two neighboring districts, coming at a critical time — budget development season.

Feb 29, 2024
LTV Studios, C.C.O.M. Seek Scholarship Candidates

Two local community organizations, LTV Studios and Concerned Citizens of Montauk, have announced that they are once again offering college scholarships to deserving high school seniors.

Feb 22, 2024
Top Two Bonackers Named

Many years of diligent academic efforts have paid off for Nicholas Cooper and Leah Fromm, who have just been named East Hampton High School’s 2024 valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively.

Feb 22, 2024
Kids Culture for Feb. 22, 2024

Plenty of fun activities for kids and teens are planned for the coming week. From movies to crafts to science and even a teen "time capsule," here's the rundown.

Feb 22, 2024
Laying the Foundations of Financial Literacy in Bridgehampton

Is there such a thing as being “too young” to learn about money? Not at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center, which is partnering with First National Bank on a financial literacy initiative for kids of all ages who are enrolled in its after-school programs.

Feb 22, 2024
Kids Culture for February 15, 2024

For kids with earthy interests, Marders, the popular garden shop in Bridgehampton, has some unique upcoming offerings. Plus: dinosaur fun, children's movies, science activities, stories, and more family-friendly fun coming up.

Feb 15, 2024
In East Hampton, Early School-Budget Woes Emerge

“It’s going to be a difficult process. A lot of things are really out of our control,” Adam Fine, the East Hampton School District superintendent, said during a Feb. 6 budget workshop that kicked off the school board’s discussion of the 2024-25 fiscal year budget.

Feb 15, 2024
Springs Notebook: Breakfast Benefits Philly Trip

Springs School eighth graders are eagerly awaiting their field trip to Philadelphia at the end of this school year to celebrate their hard work in their last year of middle school. On March 3, the Springs Fire Department will host a community breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. as a fund-raiser for this trip.

Feb 15, 2024
‘Big Changes’ to School Budget Lie Ahead for Amagansett

Amagansett School District officials are anticipating some “big changes” in the 2024-25 school year budget, as they try to maintain a “fiscally responsible balanced budget” for the school’s Blue Ribbon academic programs, as well as a healthy and safe campus for students and staff.

Feb 15, 2024
Neighbors Blast Proposal for Redeveloped Children’s Hub

As the town’s planning board continues to weigh Project Most’s application for redevelopment at 92 Three Mile Harbor Road, the site of the now-defunct East Hampton Neighborhood House, nearby residents are banding together in opposition, suggesting that the history of Freetown, their home values, and quiet enjoyment of their properties are at odds with the plan.

Feb 15, 2024
Kids Culture for February 8, 2024

Guild Hall’s Student Art Festival is ongoing through Feb. 26, but this weekend holds a special highlight: Viv Corringham, an artist and composer, will join Springs School fifth graders for a choir performance on Saturday at 3 p.m. Plus: stories, crafts, kids' movies and book clubs, social activities for pre-teens, and more.

Feb 8, 2024
Springs Notebook: Sneaker Drive Is in Full Swing

Springs School is having a sneaker drive and will accept donations of gently used sneakers until Feb. 29. The drive was thought up and organized by the Diversity Club as a way to raise money for the school while also donating to a good cause.

Feb 8, 2024